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Police confirms Maina’s arrest, to be extradited to Nigeria soon

By A’isha Biola Raji

Nigerian police force has confirmed the arrest of former Boss of Pension Reform Task Team (PRTT) Abdulrashid Maina by NPF-Interpol Operatives in Niger Republic.

Following the arrest of former Chairman PRTT, Maina in Niamey, Niger Republic, the NPF is perfecting extradition processes of the fugitive to Nigeria to enable him face trial in pending criminal proceedings against him.

In a tweet by Nigerian Police Force, the former PRTT Boss is currently in a detention facility in Niger Republic awaiting the completion of the extradition processes.

Maina, who was declared wanted by a court of competent jurisdiction, was arrested last night, 30th November, 2020 through the collaborative efforts of the operatives of the Nigeria Police Force, INTERPOL NCB, Abuja and their Nigerien counterpart.

The Force assures the citizens that there shall be no hiding place for any suspect, no matter how highly placed.

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